The law & society reader II /

Law and society scholars challenge the common belief that law is simply a neutral tool by which society sets standards and resolves disputes. Decades of research shows how much the nature of communities, organizations, and the people inhabiting them affect how law works. Just as much, law shapes bel...

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Other Authors: Larson, Erik W., 1952-, Schmidt, Patrick D. (Patrick Delbert), 1971-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
Published: New York : New York University Press, ©2014
[2014]
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Summary:Law and society scholars challenge the common belief that law is simply a neutral tool by which society sets standards and resolves disputes. Decades of research shows how much the nature of communities, organizations, and the people inhabiting them affect how law works. Just as much, law shapes beliefs, behaviors, and wider social structures, but the connections are much more nuanced-and surprising-than many expect. Law and Society Reader II provides readers an accessible overview to the breadth of recent developments in this research tradition
Physical Description:xi, 429 pages ; 27 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-415) and index
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